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Experiment Grows New Muscle in Injured Legs

Experiment Grows New Muscle in Injured Legs

June 12, 2014 Updated Jun 12, 2014 at 12:41 PM EDT

An experimental implant using part of a pig bladder, along with regular physical therapy, coaxed new muscle tissue to grow in old, debilitating leg injuries.

It's a small first step in the complex quest for regenerative medicine.

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